2.4 miles
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-265 ft
Descent
00:45:03
Avg time
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Big Creek Lorna Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Big Creek Provincial Park
    Gold Bridge, British Columbia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #84488 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #77989 in Trail Running
    • #80163 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Scenic section of Big Creek trail, with numerous mud holes and bog sections. While these dry up to some degree in the summer, you will put a lot of effort per km on this trail. Grant Creek crossing can be adventurous, and a short hill to Teko Lake provides good views and a fun decent. The air field near the north end was historically used by the Gang Ranch for emergency landings. Today, it offers a cowboy finish (if riding downstream) to a trail that defines wilderness riding, complete with a splashy finish in Big Creek.
As with all BC Parks trails, ride this trail with caution and be ready to dismount for horses and give way to hikers or other riders.

NOTE: At the request of Parks, please do not post times to the leader board for this or any Parks trail. Respect this wish and help ensure the experience of riding in the South Chilcotins will be available for years to come.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Creek Lorna mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -248 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,100 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,349 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,349 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,102 ft
  • Grade
    -2%
  • Grade max
    -13%
  • Grade min
    3.8%
  • Distance climb
    1,414 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,168 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:53:40
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on Jul 27, 2021
Prevalent Mud
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Dry
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      Big Creek Lorna Trail Reports

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      Jul 27, 2021 @ 5:58pm
      Jul 27, 2021
      Very muddy and beat up
      Jul 11, 2021 @ 10:24pm
      Jul 11, 2021
      Deep mud and wet boggy sections of trail that went for a long, long time. We gave up and turned around partway through and went back and took...
      Jun 29, 2021 @ 10:17pm
      Jun 29, 2021
      Trail was cleared of all winter deadfall as of June 15th. Stay safe, keep your head up, and have fun. Tyax Adventures Crew.
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 8:42am
      Sep 15, 2020
      Lots of wet marshy sections as well as muddy sections. Slow wet going but passable.
      Aug 11, 2020 @ 1:18pm
      Aug 11, 2020
      A bit bumpy but relatively dry, a few small swampy bits but can keep your feet relatively dry until the Big Ck crossing
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